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Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politic

Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politic

  • ISBN: 9780415414555
  • Editorial: Routledge
  • Lugar de la edición: Oxon. Reino Unido
  • Colección: Politics/Religion
  • Encuadernación: Cartoné
  • Medidas: 26 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 432
  • Idiomas: Español

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Ed., Jeffrey Haynes ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------ From the United States to the Middle East, Asia and Africa, religion has become an increasingly important factor in political activity and organisation. This Handbook provides a definitive global survey of the interaction of religion and politics. Featuring contributions from an international team of experts, it examines the political aspects of all the world's major religions, including such crucial contemporary issues as religious fundamentalism, terrorism, the war on terror, the 'clash of civilizations' and science and religion. Four main themes addressed include: The World Religions and Politics; Religion and Governance; Religion and International Relations; and, Religion, Security and Development. References at the end of each chapter guide the reader towards the most up-to-date information on various topics.In addition, large amounts of information make this book an indispensable source of information for students, academics and the wider public interested in the dynamic relationship between politics and religion. INDICE: 1. Introduction Jeffrey Haynes Part 1: 'The World Religions and Politics' 2. Buddhism and Politics Peter Friedlander 3. Christianity: Protestantism Paul Freston 4. The Catholic Church and Catholicism in global politics Allen Hertzke 5. Confucianism, from above and below Michael Barr 6. Hinduism James Chiriyankandath 7. Islam and Islamism Andrea Teti and Andrea Mura 8. Shiism and politics Mohammad Nafissi 9. Judaism and the state Shmuel Sandler Part 2: 'Religion and Governance' 10. Secularisation and Politics Steve Bruce 11. Religious fundamentalisms Jeffrey Haynes 12. Religion and the State John Madeley 13. Does God Matter, and If So whose God? Religion and Democratization John Anderson 14. Religion and poli

Ed., Jeffrey Haynes


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